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New name for McLaren

McLaren Health Care Village at Clarkston has a new name, McLaren–Clarkston. "The name is different but patients will get the same great care they've come to expect," said Kevin Tompkins, vice president of marketing for McLaren Health Care....more >>

CSB donates to Rotary

Clarkston State Bank employees donated $500 from their casual-Friday fund to Clarkston Rotary Club, Jan. 16. "We read in the Clarkston News about the Rotary Club's downtown holiday light upgrade project, so we decided to help them out," said Dawn Horner, executive vice president, retail banking....more >>
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Born September 21st
1895: Juan de la Cierva, aeronautical engineer who invented the autogyro.
1902: Allen Lake, founded Penguin Books in 1935.
1912: Chuck Jones, animator and director of Warner Brothers cartoons.
1947: Stephen King, author best known for supernatural and horror tales.
1947: Marsha Norman,playwright (Getting Out, 'Night Mother).
September 21st
in history
1863: Union troops defeated at Chickamauga seek refuge in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which is then besieged by Confederate troops. Overconfident and overextended, the Union Army of the Cumberland advanced into the deep woods of northwest Georgia. Waiting Confederates did not intend for them to leave. At Chickamauga Creek, the two sides collided.
1904: Exiled Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies of a broken heart.
1915: Stonehenge is sold by auction for 6,600 pounds sterling ($11,500) to a Mr. Chubb, who buys it as a present for his wife. He presents it to the British nation three years later. The stones of amazing size.
1929: Fighting between China and the Soviet Union breaks out along the Manchurian border.
1936: The German army holds its largest maneuvers since 1914.Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie warned the League of Nations of the dangers of appeasement.